The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 235 227 231
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 30 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 13
Average salary £20,250 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,650 £23,200 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £70,000 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +9.83%
Lotus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3291 3140 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.37% 45.41% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2671 2894
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lotus
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region.

Lotus Salary Trend in the North West

Lotus
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Lotus Salary Histogram in the North West

Lotus
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 18 £22,750 +30.00% 3
Cheshire -8 11 £18,500 -50.66%
Lancashire -2 1 £31,500 +14.54%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 34 (89.47%) IBM Notes
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) MS Office
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) Lotus Domino
6 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
7 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 11 (28.95%) VMware
9 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.68%) OpenView
10 9 (23.68%) HP
10 9 (23.68%) SLA
10 9 (23.68%) MCP
10 9 (23.68%) Service Management
10 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.42%) Office 365
11 7 (18.42%) Symantec
11 7 (18.42%) SQL
11 7 (18.42%) WAN
12 6 (15.79%) GroupWise
12 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) Novell
12 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (15.79%) Zimbra
12 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.79%) Local Government

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (89.47%) IBM Notes
2 13 (34.21%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 6 (15.79%) GroupWise
4 6 (15.79%) Zimbra
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Office
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Google Apps
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Ingres
2 3 (7.89%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Service Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Manager
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) MCP
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (13.16%) MetaFrame
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) OpenView
1 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) Symantec
5 6 (15.79%) Novell
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) McAfee
6 5 (13.16%) Google
6 5 (13.16%) Kaspersky
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 3 (7.89%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) Scalix
8 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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